Leader in Maple Sugaring Industry since 1888




Sales Assistant

Sales Assistant

POSITION:  Sales Assistant


Leader Evaporator Co. Inc. has an immediate opening at our Swanton, VT headquarters for a Sales Assistant.  This position requires excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills.  As an important member of our inhouse sales team this person will help to coordinate the flow of information to and from our entire sales network.  They will be actively engaged in quoting, must have an imagination, and great problem-solving skills to help design the best customer solutions.  In addition to this, the position will also work as a primary person with customers in our retail store.  Anyone applying must have the ability to be organized while maintaining proper documentation and protocols in all information management.  Leader Evaporator offers a full suite of benefits including quality Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance, PTO, and 401K with Employer match.  To learn more about Leader Evaporator go to www.leaderevaporator.com.  To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter detailing why you would be a great fit for our company to bradley@leaderevaporator.com.               


  • Associates degree in business preferred; High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Prior retail sales, or customer service experience is required.
  • Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess strong attention to detail and be detail oriented.
  • Must possess superior problem-solving skills.
  • Must possess very strong computer skills, using a Windows based system.
  • Prior experience in the maple sugaring industry is preferred.


  • Assisting customers within our Swanton Retail Store.
  • Preparing documentation for quotes, sales orders, and customer acknowledgements.
  • Works with management to coordinate displays, signage, literature, and store layout throughout the year.
  • Responsible for producing monthly sales reporting to management and related staff.
  • Coordinates monthly newsletters to our Distribution Network.
  • Communicates with the Production Manager to maintain thorough knowledge of our current manufacturing capacity and schedule.
  • Assist Shipping and Inventory Management staff as needed.
  • Provides back up support for customer service.
  • Enforces and adheres to standard operating procedures for quoting, processing of sales orders, shipping, and warehousing to help maintain an accurate account of activity and inventory.
  • Offers continuous improvement ideas on a regular basis.
  • Maintains the store and showroom in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Understands and demonstrates the 6 core behavioral expectations: Communicative, Motivated, Responsible, Dependable, Inquisitive, and Accountability.

This is an hourly position with pay range based on experience and qualifications.  Our normal business hours are Monday through Friday 7:30am-4:30pm, and Saturdays from February 1st through April 7th.  Flexibility to work additional hours as needed is also required.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter detailing why you would be a great fit for our company to bradley@leaderevaporator.com.